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Heading into benefits open enrollment and beginning to receive current provider renewal percentage increases (medical and dental) as well as market offers from other providers. Curious what other employers have experienced and hoping to receive successful negotiating techniques. My company is too small to receive claims experience data from the provider. What % increase did you see for a small to mid size company?

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Do you work with a broker? You are looking something like 8% to 14% increase based on utilization report from last year. If you don’t have the data, then you will see a big increase. If you company is small you have other options such us self-funding plan or possibility to change to PEO. Both options should be added to the grid for benchmarking and get the best deal. Hope this helps.

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